Fiber sample, bark of Adansonia digitata, India, 1885

Fiber sample, bark of Adansonia digitata, India, 1885

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Fiber sample, bark of Adansonia digitata, from Botanical Gardens, Seebpore, Bengal, India, 1885. One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fiber sample, adansonia digitata
date made
ca. 1885
Physical Description
Adansonia digitata (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 25 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 10.4775 cm x 64.77 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
TE.T00639
accession number
16188
catalog number
T639
Credit Line
Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Fibers & Economic Botany
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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